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  • I do hope you won't think me presumptuous in saying this. Cited from The Cathedral, by Hugh Walpole
  • I felt that perhaps I had been presumptuous in coming to live in the same house with him. Cited from The Agony Column, by Earl Derr Biggers
  • That would be presumptuous in me, for I am not yet your candidate. Cited from The Ramrodders, by Holman Day
  • Oh, sir, how shall I account presumptuous in you the very words that I would hear? Cited from Love-at-Arms, by Rafael Sabatini
  • You think it is very presumptuous in me ever to have thought of it; but I did not think of it. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 75, January, 1864, by Various
  • She had been presumptuous in pushing herself into his presence. Cited from Mrs. Day's Daughters, by Mary E. Mann
  • Thou wilt not think me presumptuous in this saying, as another might. Cited from Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Vol. I, by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
  • It is presumptuous in any musician to think that he can have anything to say after Beethoven has finished. Cited from How to Listen to Music, 7th ed., by Henry Edward Krehbiel
  • It seems presumptuous in them to try to get on with his maps and descriptions and without him. Cited from The Complete Writings of Charles Dudley Warner V3
  • I have now read your paper, and I hope that you will not think me presumptuous in writing another line to say how excellent it seems to me. Cited from More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II
  • I am perhaps presumptuous in troubling you to read this. Cited from The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I, Jan. 1916, by Various
  • That it is in effect Mr. Laicus, though it may seem somewhat presumptuous in me to say it. Cited from Laicus, by Lyman Abbott
  • It may therefore be deemed presumptuous in me to attempt so comprehensive a task, upon the meagre experience of a few short months. Cited from Herzegovina, by George Arbuthnot
  • I trust I am not presumptuous in saying that, from a geographical point of view, the results of this expedition have been complete. Cited from Source Book Of Australian History, Compiled by Gwendolen H. Swinburne
  • "It will sound as presumptuous in your ears as it does in mine -- but what is to be done except put the thing to the question?" Cited from Home Again, by George MacDonald
  • I can hardly be presumptuous in adding that, although growing in a certain popularity with men, he was not thus growing in favour with God. Cited from Salted With Fire, by George MacDonald
  • It was not that the tidings were false, for he knew them for true; but yet that he had been presumptuous in bearing them. Cited from The History of Richard Raynal, Solitary, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • Now, young man, was I presumptuous in affecting providential airs toward you? Cited from A Cardinal Sin, by Eugene Sue
  • She thought it very presumptuous in Hellgum to think this illness had come upon her simply to give him an opportunity to perform a miracle. Cited from Jerusalem, by Selma Lagerlo"f
  • That he was her brother's friend, he naturally felt was much in his favour; and he believed he was not too presumptuous in thinking she would regard him with interest. Cited from The Young Rajah, by W.H.G. Kingston
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